Level 1 Digital Technologies

11DIT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Mc Intyre

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES – YEAR 11
NCEA LEVEL 1
CODE: 11DIT

Students are introduced to aspects of the use of ICT to solve problems and provide solutions to given scenarios that relate to the real world. Students will also be required to discuss ideas surrounding the use of IT in the wider world. You will gain introductory skills in game development, 3D animation, software programming, database programming, and app development.
Digital Technologies comprises of Digital Information, Digital Media, Programming and Computer Science.
The Level 1 Digital Technologies course consists of the following:
• Theory-based research where you will explore aspects of hardware and software advantages of using different computer applications for completing different tasks
• Practical-based ‘digital media’ where you will explore digital media outcomes such as graphics, web page programming, document design, and python language based programming.

Planned Total Credits Offered 14 plus

For further information see: Ms Strydom


Pathway

Level 2 Digital Technologies

Supplementary Materials/ Equipment

$25 Note: You are also required to have sufficient printing credit for your assignments. You will need to buy this credit separately from the cashier. Fees are to be paid within the first 5 weeks of the course.
Resources Required: Earphones or Headphones.


Entry Requirements

It is an expected prerequisite, that you will have some ICT skills in order to complete the course. Knowledge of file management procedures is absolute. An ICT Skills Assessment will determine which units you will follow.  Note: entry to the course is at the discretion of the Teacher-in-charge Digital Technologies. 


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 2780 v8 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of a personal computer system
1
I
3
U.S. 2792 v8 Produce simple desktop published documents using templates
1
I
2
U.S. 5943 v8 Investigate use of digital applications for leisure
1
I
2
U.S. 5946 v8 Use computer technology to create and deliver a presentation from given content
1
I
3
U.S. 18734 v6 Create a web page using a template
1
I
2
U.S. 18743 v5 Produce a spreadsheet from instructions using supplied data
1
I
2
U.S. 18758 v5 Find information using the Internet
1
I
2
U.S. 25659 v3 Create a web page using a mark-up language with a text editor
1
I
2
A.S. 91877 v1 Digital Technologies 1.1 - Develop a proposal for a digital outcome
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91878 v1 Digital Technologies 1.2 - Develop a design for a digital outcome
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91880 v1 Digital Technologies 1.4 - Develop a digital media outcome
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91882 v1 Digital Technologies 1.6 - Develop a computer system
1
I
4
A.S. 91883 v1 Digital Technologies 1.7 - Develop a computer program
1
I
4
A.S. 91884 v1 Digital Technologies 1.8 - Use basic iterative processes to develop a digital outcome
1
I
6
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 42 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 42 credits.

Disclaimer

Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.